The office of the deacon was established in Acts 6 by the apostles to meet a need for more ministry.

Minister Ordination Story

Minister Ordination Story

Minister Ordination Story My name is Le'Var Franklin and this is my minister ordination story. I was born and raised in Chicago, IL. After attending high school at Whitney M. Young, I decided to pursue a career in engineering at Iowa State…
Officiant Ordination Journey

Officiant Ordination Journey

Officiant Ordination Journey Hello, my testimony is very long, it is a novel really! I have to remember that I am only writing about my officiant ordination journey here, so if I happen to get off topic, please forgive me. I have gone through…
Ordination Call

Ordination Call

Ordination Call My name is Stephanie Lemmons and I have an ordination call to ministry. I live in Fulton, Mississippi. I married my true love, James Lemmons Sr. I believe God placed us together as family partners and ministry partners. We have…
Serving God

Serving God

Serving God In All Circumstances I’m Martha Berge and I am serving God with my whole heart and life. I’m from a small town in central Connecticut. I grew up in a predominantly Christian home. My mother was a Sunday School teacher and superintendent.…
Deacon Minister Ordination Course

Deacon Minister Ordination Course

Deacon Minister Ordination Course My name is Joan Kembo, and I am in the deacon minister ordination course at CLI. I am the only daughter of Richard and Stella and I have 2 brothers. I live in Harare, Zimbabwe. I run a Graphic & Website…
Ordained to Serve

Ordained to Serve!

Ordained to Serve My name is Aimee Blythe. I am a 33-year-old wife to an incredible husband and mother to an amazing son. I have a full-time career as a pharmacy buyer at a local Catholic hospital. I have a Diploma in organizational leadership…